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Date Added: Thu 22/10/2020

Support Worker

Chertsey, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Avenues Group - we put people first!

We’re looking for Support Workers to work with us in Ottershaw, Chertsey supporting who have learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism, dementia, behaviours that challenge, epilepsy and diabetes. The service is 3 bungalows based at the same location. The individuals all have varying needs as well as all varying personal care levels so someone who is able to adapt in various situations and therefore work across all bungalows would be highly beneficial. All individuals enjoy activities both in the home e.g. sensory and music classes as well as day trips out such as going out for group lunches.

As a Support Worker you will;

Ensure the people we support are encouraged to reach their full potential
Accompany the people we support to activities, appointments, education etc.
Assisting with day to day living tasks such as cooking, cleaning, shopping etc.
Help with personal care such as supporting with showering, toileting and dressing.
Full training will be provided and you will also be supported in your new role by your local team from day one.

Working hours;

Various contracts available – Full time, part time or bank hours
Shift work – days, evenings, nights, weekends and Bank Holidays (24/7) Shifts are on a rota basis so you will know in advance to plan your time accordingly.
Typical shift patterns: (7/8am-2pm, 2pm-9pm, 8:45pm-7:15am and sleep ins 9pm-6:30am) (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
About you;

No experience needed but would be beneficial
Have the ability to learn from experiences and change your approach when needed
Have energy and enthusiasm to provide the best support possible
Have motivation and drive to identify overcome obstacles
Have an understanding of and empathy for the people you are supporting
Show commitment to personal and professional development
We offer our Support Workers (T&C’s apply):

£18,000 per annum + benefits
Paid enhanced DBS
E-learning/Classroom training/Diplomas
Regular one to one supervision
Refer a friend bonus scheme – earn up to £350
Increasing annual leave with length of service
Flexible working
Occupational sick pay
Maternity/paternity pay
Employee Assistance Programme
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